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Moiz Ur Rehman

COVID-19 Pandemic in Developing Countries Conference

COVID-19 Pandemic in Developing Countries Conference

This conference is planned to open avenues of communication between the IMF and stakeholders in developing economies to better understand the impact of the crisis and also between low income countries and middle income emerging markets given that these country groups are facing increasingly similar challenges.
Published 11 Dec, 2020 10:45am
Tharparkar’s Wonder Woman, Fatima !

Tharparkar’s Wonder Woman, Fatima !

Tharparkar is known for being a victim of administrative negligence, extreme poverty, lack of basic health facilities, child malnourishment and weak infrastructure. There are hardly any stories from this region that can put up a smile on the reader’s face. However this particular will surely put one. This story is of an inspirational woman, Fatima who can also be called Tharparkar’s Wonder Woman.
Published 01 Dec, 2020 11:31am
An Interview with Taimur Saleem Khan Jhagra, Minister for Health and Finance, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

An Interview with Taimur Saleem Khan Jhagra, Minister for Health and Finance, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

In this interview, Taimur Saleem Khan Jhagra talks about the progress of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in terms of Governance, Health and productivity. He talks in depth about the BRT Peshawar, 18th Amendment, Covid19, the monumental Sehat Card Program and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s road towards universal health coverage, MTI Reforms and KPK Government’s steps to address the country’s productivity issues.
Updated 12 Nov, 2020 02:07pm
An Interview with Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak, Professor of Economics – Yale University

An Interview with Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak, Professor of Economics – Yale University

Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak is a Professor of Economics at Yale University with concurrent appointments in the School of Management and in the Department of Economics. In this interview he has shared his views on a wide range of topics; Insights from his research on the Covid-19 crises, Productivity, Policy Making and Governance , Political Economy and Economic teaching . He has discussed these things in regards to Bangladesh’s success story and how can Pakistan learn from it.
Updated 23 Oct, 2020 10:03am
Analysing the Roshan Digital Accounts

Analysing the Roshan Digital Accounts

The launching of the Roshan Digital Accounts is a very good initiative and the State Bank must ensure that this turns out to be a success. In order to resolve the issues that are being faced by the NPRs, State Bank needs to improve their communication strategy so that all the concerns are addressed.
Updated 05 Oct, 2020 03:39pm
Coping with COVID-19: The Pakistan Experience

Coping with COVID-19: The Pakistan Experience

Center for Global Development (CGDev) in partnership with the Consortium for Development Policy Research (CDPR) organized a webinar, ‘Coping with COVID-19: The Pakistan Experience,’ bringing together a panel of experts to discuss Pakistan’s experience with COVID-19, its impact on the country’s health sector and economy, and the lessons learned from the evolving national response. It also explored the impact of social safety nets and digital ID systems on the pandemic response and recovery.
Published 23 Sep, 2020 05:14pm
Save Sindh!

Save Sindh!

Sindh’s problems can only be resolved by carrying out deep rooted reforms which must include the accountability of those at the helm of affairs. Adhoc measures such as the announcement of relief packages cannot address Sindh’s issues on a long term basis in fact they can further aggravate the existing issues and not just that but the country’s fiscal problems can worsen.
Published 13 Sep, 2020 12:36pm